Confront the spectre of failure, the wraith of social media, and other supernatural enemies of the author in Tom Gauld's wittiest collection of literary cartoons to date.
Perfectly composed drawings are punctuated with the artist's signature brand of humour, taking jabs at everything from Jane Eyre to Game of Thrones.
Some particularly favoured targets include the pretentious procrastinating novelist, the commercial mercenary of the dispassionate editor, the wilful obscurantism of the vainglorious poet. Quake in the presence of the stack of bedside books as it grows taller! Gnash your teeth at the ever-moving deadline that the writer never meets! Quail before the critic's incisive dissection of the manuscript! And most importantly, seethe with envy at the paragon of creative productivity!